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Inside Buckminster Fuller’s 1933 Dymaxion car

Buckminster Fuller, affectionately known as “Bucky”, had a vision for a future that worked for everyone – aboard what he described as “Spaceship Earth”. The American architect died in 1983. But his futuristic heritage focused on sustainability lives on, especially in the Saint-Louis region. One of Fuller’s geodesic domes – …

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Christmas Parade – Times Gazette

The Hillsboro Illuminated Christmas Parade, hosted by the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association (HUBA) and the City of Hillsboro, will be held on Saturday, December 11 at 6 p.m. According to Jennifer Cundiff-Maurer, HUBA Board Member and Parade Coordinator, “Christmas Toyland” is the theme for this year’s parade. She said the …

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Donkeys in love with Beethoven clean up Turkish town

Published on: 11/16/2021 – 07:40Amended: 11/16/2021 – 07:38 Mardin (Turkey) (AFP) – The sun rises over the skyline of the medieval Turkish town of Mardin as a herd of cream-colored donkeys start their day collecting trash before relaxing to classical music in the evening. Guided by city workers, the animals …

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Tom Standage on his brief history of the movement

James Thornton Harris is a contributing editor to the History News Network. For more information, see www.JamesThorntonHarris.com. Tom Standage is the author of six history books, including A story of the world in 6 glasses, The Victorian Internet (a history of telegraphy) and An edible history of humanity. His latest …

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Parades, auctions and more this weekend

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – If you’re wondering what to do and where to go, look no further! There are several events taking place in Lubbock this weekend and you won’t want to miss any. To begin with, the 6th annual Los Hermanos Familia Veterans Parade will take place on Saturday, …

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Eric Adams makes history as New York’s first vegan mayor

Today, former Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams officially became New York City’s first vegan mayor, defeating his opponent, Republican Curtis Sliwa. In July, Adams, 61, won the primary election, defeating former New York Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia, former mayoralty counsel Maya Wiley and former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang. …

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